Contraband Arrests at GDC Facilities
**MORE THAN 770 CIVILIANS AND 183 STAFF MEMBERS HAVE BEEN ARRESTED TO DATE FOR ATTEMPTING TO INTRODUCE CONTRABAND INTO GDC FACILITIES.**
On May 20, at Georgia State Prison a search was conducted of Correctional Officer Diasha Chatmanâ€™s vehicle. Inside her vehicle 175 grams (5.5 ounces) of tobacco and two packs of rolling papers wrapped in plastic and black electrical tape were recovered. She was arrested and transported to Tattnall County Jail.
The Department of Corrections is committed to identifying and pursuing prosecution of those persons who attempt to introduce contraband into state facilities.